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Hong Kong banks: increasing retail operations under a tighter regulatory regime
Date: Jan 05, 2016   |   Author: Shenming Wang | Research Note
Hong Kong’s economy remains sound but the Hong Kong Monetary Authority is tamping down property loans and issuance of long-term personal loans. With the stricter regulations, the challenge for Hong Kong banks is not asset quality but pricing.
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Remittances to Asia Pacific slowing down
Date: Dec 23, 2015   |   Author: Research | Research Note
Remittances slowed in 2014 mainly due to exchange rate volatility, as remittances are reported in US dollars.
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Calm before the storm
Date: Oct 30, 2015   |   Author: Wendy Weng | Research Note
Banks across the region continued to grow in 2014 but with headwinds in the horizon, conditions are expected to worsen
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Banking sector in good condition
Date: Oct 29, 2015   |   Author: Wendy Weng | Research Note
Despite considerable variations within the Middle East and Africa, the banking sector as a whole achieved good financial performance in 2014
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From building digital capabilities to digital transformation
Date: Aug 30, 2015   |   Author: Research | Research Note
Banks are integrating new technologies into their core businesses to improve their digital banking presence and speed-to-deliver
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China upgrades payments infrastructure to support growth in retail consumption
Date: May 19, 2015   |   Author: Research | Research Note
The People's Bank of China has established an integrated system to connect banks, merchants, and retailers to facilitate increased transactions, which grew 74.5% to $913.5 trillion in 2015. With growing consumer spending, financial institutions in China have to step up to meet the needs of retail clients.
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Australia focused on sustaining growth in 2015
Date: Feb 25, 2015   |   Author: Research | Research Note
Can the industry withstand the current combination of low interest rates, strong housing price growth and higher household indebtedness?
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QR code payment system, a game changer?
Date: Oct 13, 2014   |   Author: Richard Hartung | Research Note
Globally, banks and non-banks are testing whether QR codes to merchants and consumers can provide a simple solution for payments.



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